Specialty Metals Producer Optimizes Cadmium Recovery, Leveraging SAMCO Ion Exchange Technology for Wastewater Treatment
When a specialty metals producer in the Midwest needed an efficient solution for capturing cadmium from its wastewater streams, it looked to SAMCO for an ion exchange (IX) solution to maximize its resources.
Recover cadmium from wastewater streams resulting from solar panel recycling processes. Project specifications:
- 10,000 GPD process rate
Scope of Service
SAMCO delivered an IX-based recovery and purification system, with services encompassing detailed process, mechanical, and electrical design and engineering, controls integration, and system fabrication.
- Complex contaminant streams
- High-purity cadmium solution critical for production
SAMCO delivered a single packaged skid unit, including:
- IX pressure vessels and internals
- Auxiliary tanks
- Effluent and influent pumps
- Multimedia filters
- Instruments and valves
- PLC controls